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Donna B. Tedford

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Donna B. Tedford


Donna B. Tedford, 90, of Grinnell passed away November 28, 2013 at St. Francis Manor.

Funeral Services will be held 1:30 p.m., Monday December 2, 2013, at St. John's Lutheran Church (1224 East St.) in Grinnell.

A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service, also at the church.

Donna was born September 29, 1923 in Pomeroy, Iowa. She graduated from Creston High School in 1941, and went on to earn a bachelors degree from the University of Iowa.

She went to work for John Deere, and married Jim Tedford in 1950. They made their home in Ottumwa until moving to Grinnell in 1963, where she was active in her church, and served on the Grinnell School Board.

Donna is survived by her children; Diane Tufte (Mark) and Doug Tedford; 2 granddaughters, Cyndthia Schrader and Taylor Tedford; 2 Great-Grandsons, Christian Baxter and Kayden Schrader.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a sister.

Memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church

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Published in Des Moines Register on Dec. 1, 2013
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